Accessibility and usability
This site has been developed to conform to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Level "Double-A", satisfying all Priority 1 and 2 (and certain priority 3) checkpoints, with emphasis on:
Visually impaired users
All information on this site is easily accessible using screen-reading technology.
Users of minority browsers and mobile devices
This site is accessible using the majority of browsers. The site has been designed to the highest standard inline with web standards and best practices, with the aim to make it accessible to both old and new browsers, mobile media and other devices.
This website has been designed to be accessible to all visitors, regardless of disability. The following tips will help you get the most out of this site:
Increasing text size
You can increase and decrease the font size by using the browsers font size functionality. The site will resize gracefully to accommodate the changes in the size of the font.
- To increase the size of text in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, select "View" > "Text Size" > "Larger" or "Largest".
- To increase the size of text in Firefox 2 or later, select "View" > "Text Size" - "Larger" or press Ctrl and + (if you are using Windows).
- To increase the size of text in Netscape 6 or later, select "View" > "Text Size" - "Larger" or press Ctrl and + (if you are using Windows).
- For Opera 6 or later, press "9" to increase the size of the page by 10%. Press "9" again for 20% and so on.
For users with screen readers, we have provided skip links to jump over collections of links and go straight to content. These links are invisible to sighted users.
The main sections of the site are along the top of the page. These sections are Home, Articles, Previews, Reviews, My Vision, Your Vision, AV Chat, Search and Contact Us. You can navigate these sections via this same menu, which consistantly appears on the top of every page on the site.
You can also navigate the site via the Site Map, or try our quick search function in the website header at the top of the page.
If you encounter any difficulties using this site please let us know.